Updated in December 2021

**Courses**

2017-present at Jiangxi Normal University

- Problem Solving in Primary Mathematics (BA)
- Primary Mathematics Curriculum & Instruction (BA)
- Research on Primary Mathematics Teaching (BA)
- Teaching Skills of Primary Mathematics (BA)
- Primary Curriculum & Instruction (BA)
- Lab-based Microteaching in Mathematics (MA)
- Research on Lesson Examples in Primary Mathematics (MA)
- Key Competencies in Primary Mathematics (MA)
- Mathematics Curriculum & Textbook Research (MA)
- Teacher Learning & Classroom Research (MSc)
- Curriculum and Instructional Theories (MSc)
- Reading & Writing about Research in English in Basic Education (MSc)

2016-2017 at Luoyang Normal University

- Problem Solving in Primary Mathematics (BA)
- Education Literature in English (BA)
- Designing and Organising TEFL Games (BA)

**Supervision**

## 2022 (ongoing)

Mo, Xinhao. (to submit in May 2022). [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Sun, Zhiyang. (to submit in May 2022). [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Weng, Binhong. (to submit in May 2022). [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Wu, Jiake. (to submit in May 2022). [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Zhang, Zixuan. (to submit in May 2022 )[BA dissertation, JXNU]

## 2021 (awarded)

Fu, Jinying. (2021). *Sixth graders’ computational performance and possible strategies for improvement *[BA dissertation, JXNU].

Peng, Zhenzhen. (2021). *Teacher feedback in the maths class: A comparison between novice and expert teachers in upper primary *[BA dissertation, JXNU].

Shi, Hu. (2021). *Lower graders posing mathematical problems in the primary class* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Yan, Siying. (2021). *Mathematics teacher questioning: A comparison in the primary phase* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Zhang, Yuwen. (2021). *The effect of teacher classroom feedback on primary upper graders’ learning interest in mathematics* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Zhao, Runtian. (2021). *Relationships between lower graders’ learning interest and maths achievement in primary schools* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

## 2020 (awarded)

Guo, Yue. (2020). *Comparing representations of geometric patterns in primary mathematics textbooks published by PEP and BNUP* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Hua, Qi (2020). *Classroom discourse issues during student teachers’ placement and possible countermeasures* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Huang, Lingmei. (2020). *The combination of symbolic-graphic representations in Numbers and Algebra in primary mathematics: A comparison between two textbook series in China* [BA dissertation, JXNU]. (**Top 100 Distinctive Dissertations Award** at JXNU)

Wei, Lingling. (2020). *Primary mathematics trainee teachers’ anxiety and potential factors *[BA dissertation, JXNU].

## 2019 (awarded)

Liu, Qiaoru. (2019). *Correlations between cognitive levels of teacher questioning in mathematics lessons and children’s performance: A case study in Nanchang* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Niu, Ben. (2019). *Classroom behaviour of students with learning difficulties in primary mathematics and possible causes: A case study in Hangzhou* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Shen, Wei. (2019). *Correlation between sixth graders’ perceived teacher questioning and their maths performance: A case study in Nanchang *[BA dissertation, JXNU].

Wang, Lijun. (2019). *Problem situations and functions in shapes and geometry in primary mathematics: A comparison of two textbook series published in China* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Xiong, Mingzhen. (2019). *Possible causes and solutions for children’s errors in solving word problems involving fractions: A case study in Grade 6 in Nanchang* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Xu, Fajuan. (2019). *Fourth graders’ mistakes in multiplicative arithmetic: A case study in Nanchang *[BA dissertation, JXNU].

Yang, Yihong. (2019). *Children’s participation in primary mathematics classes: A case study in Nanchang *[BA dissertation, JXNU].

Yin, Meiqin. (2019). *Cognitive levels of fifth-graders in solving simple equations: A case study based on the SOLO theory* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Zhang, Wenlu. (2019). *Possible connections between teacher perceptions of symbolic-graphic combination and children’s corresponding ability in solving problems: A case study in Nanchang* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Zhu, Yongping. (2019). *Problem situations and functions in Shapes and Geometry in primary mathematics: A comparison of two textbook series published in China* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

## 2018 (awarded)

Li, Jun. (2018). *An explorative study on the effectiveness of group collaboration in primary mathematics classrooms: The case of a rural school in Jiangxi* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Li, Junming. (2018). *Numbers and probability in primary mathematics textbooks: A comparison between the textbook series published by BJNUP and PEP* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Li, Mengxin. (2018). *Issues of and possible strategies for posing real-world problems in teaching primary mathematics: The case of a rural school in Jiangxi* [BA dissertation, JXNU].

Liang, Hanqing. (2018). *Occupational stress amongst primary school teachers: A case study in Nanchang *[BA dissertation, JXNU].

Liu, Feiyan. (2018). *Teaching through appreciation in primary mathematics classes in China: Issues and potential solutions *[BA dissertation, JXNU].

Ou, Jiamei. (2018). *Effects of English teaching in universities: Perception of students *[BA dissertation, JXNU].

Zha, Xuanfeng. (2018). *English teachers’ application of multimedia in primary schools* [BA dissertation, JXNU].